The Defense Health Agency, National Capital Region Medical Directorate (NCR-MD) is the future of Military Medicine- a partnership in World Class Medical Healthcare. The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE), Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Dilorenzo Clinic and the Joint Pathology Center, provide world class medical services to the nation's service members and their families.
About the Position:
These positions are located at the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Directorate for Behavioral Health. This position will be located within the Child and Adolescent Outpatient service.
This announcement closing date has been extended until April 15, 2017
This is an open-continuous announcement that will have a cut-off every 30 days. The next cut-off will be January 4, 2017. This announcement will remain open, until the position is filled. In the event that the position is filled, the announcement will be closed.
Who May Apply:
All US Citizens and Nationals with allegiance to the United States.
- Not Required
- Relocation costs may be paid if the selecting official determines the relocation is in the best interest of the government
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Degree: A Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy degree from a school in the United States or Canada approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of the applicant's graduation. (A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States may be demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (or a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country.)
Graduate Training: In addition to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree, a candidate must have had at least 1 year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting, i.e., a 1-year internship or the first year of a residency program in an institution accredited for such training.
License/Certification: Candidate must have a permanent, full land unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
Residency Required: A 5 year of residency training in Psychiatry or equivalent experience and training in the specialty of Psychiatry. This required Psychiatry experience/training will include skills such as, but not limited to, examine diagnose, and treat adolescent & child behavioral health disorders and diseases and perform medical duties covering all aspects of disorders involving adolescent & child behavioral health.
NOTE: A 5 year residency in Psychiatry that encompasses a 2 year fellowship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry is preferred.
NOTE: Board eligibility or Board certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is preferred.
Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html
Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please submit your foreign education evaluation with your application.
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